Seventeen Mag Slammed For Promoting Online Dating To Minors

After a (college-age) dating blogger for Seventeen posted a column about the pros and cons of online dating, the magazine's website has come under fire for promoting online hookups to girls who are ostensibly too young to join most of the major dating sites out there — Match.com's 18-and-up requirement goes unmentioned … » 7/27/13 4:30pm 7/27/13 4:30pm

Teen Vogue Will Never Pledge to Promote 'Beauty in All Forms' Because It …

Now that Seventeen Magazine has listened to its readers and promised not to alter the faces or bodies of their models and "celebrate diverse beauty," teenage activists are setting their sights on Teen Vogue. But the second most popular teen magazine has made it clear that it doesn't care about being accessible. It's… » 7/13/12 4:10pm 7/13/12 4:10pm

Girls Ask Teen Vogue to Ditch Photoshop, Get Berated by Editor-in-Chief

After 14-year-old Julia Bluhm delivered 25,000 signatures on a petition to ban Photoshop from Seventeen magazine, the editors promised not to alter girls' faces or bodies, but didn't outright agree to stop Photoshopping its models and celebrity subjects — and they did not commit to publishing any unretouched photo… » 7/12/12 2:25pm 7/12/12 2:25pm

Why The Fuck Won't Teen Magazines Put Models On The Cover?

Here's a quote that gets under our skin: "I wish we could get a gorgeous model [on the cover] and make someone's career, but I can't risk that." That's courtesy of CosmoGirl! editor-in-chief Susan Schulz, via today's WWD. Here's the problem: The era of celebrities on the cover of magazines has got to end sometime. These… » 9/21/07 12:30pm 9/21/07 12:30pm